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Remains found in algae-covered vehicle in retention pond near Kokomo

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Posted at 7:34 PM, Jun 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-17 20:29:59-04

KOKOMO — Remains were found in a vehicle in a pond Wednesday near Kokomo, according to the Howard County Coroner.

Howard County Sheriff's Office deputies and Kokomo Police Department officers were called around 4 p.m. after someone fishing thought they saw an algae-covered vehicle in the pond, HCSO Capt. Jordan Buckley said in a press release.

The remains of one person were inside, Buckley said. Their identity has not been released.

Additional details surrounding the incident have not been released.

Anyone with information is asked to call Deputy Joe Underwood at 765-614-3477.